The table below looks at the statistics for OSPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSPF over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OSPF 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 7.69% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £36,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
OSPF
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
14 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 26.92% 6.82% 48.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 14
Average salary £36,500 £46,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.92% +33.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £37,750 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £42,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OSPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

OSPF Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

OSPF
Salary Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSPF across the Bridgend region.

OSPF Salary Trend in Bridgend

OSPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) RIP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) MS Office
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) McAfee
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Websense
1 7 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 7 (100.00%) CCSE
1 7 (100.00%) Network Design
1 7 (100.00%) JNCIS
1 7 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 7 (100.00%) Aruba
1 7 (100.00%) F5
1 7 (100.00%) Lumension
1 7 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 7 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall

OSPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing OSPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Office
2 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) RIP
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 7 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (100.00%) Escalation Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) CCSE
1 7 (100.00%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) McAfee
1 7 (100.00%) Websense
1 7 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 7 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 7 (100.00%) Aruba
1 7 (100.00%) F5
1 7 (100.00%) Lumension